delight

noun

Dialects

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Origin

Middle English: from Old French delitier (verb), delit (noun), from Latin delectare ‘to charm’, frequentative of delicere. The -gh- was added in the 16th century by association with light.

Pronunciation

  • delight /dɪˈlʌɪt/